Ophir Hotel0.0 out of 5.0
Recent guest reviews
A few reasons why you should stay away guys. Day 1. Hotel Photos deceitful: On the first day we were given a horrible room with bathroom falling apart and balcony full of broken furniture. We asked for a different room to which the hotel staff replied, "I knew you'd say that, try this room instead." Already tried to screw us over on day 1. Day 2. Owner is rude, miserable and despicable: We thought the hotel would deduct the payment from my credit card given the booking required credit card details. We agreed with one of the staff to pay half the price on the first day as we did not have any more cash, and then go find an atm to withdraw more cash in the morning, as they only wanted to accept cash... The next day as we were walking out, the hotel owner stops us being incredibly rude "You need to pay remaining money, go to that atm you need to pay now" and made us walk to the atm first thing the following morning to get the remaining cash. Jeez, you got our card details, definitely not running off without paying you. Day 3. Owner refused to give change and receipt: We paid 2,000 shekels for the stay but the hotel cost was 1,980 ILS. We stayed by reception awaiting receipt and change and the owner arrogantly asked, "Why you still here?" Obviously we want our 20 shekels change and the receipt. He told us to come back the next day - long story short, 5 days had passed and we did not get any change back. Day 4. Owner broke into our room to do works without any notice: On our 4th day we walk back into the room after a long day to see all of our stuff covered in white powder and a massive hole in the bathroom with pieces of stone around the room. What the hell? The hotel did not have the decency to ask us if they could barge into our room to do works whilst we were staying there. Not even the slight decency to clean up afterwards! Day 5. What more could possibly go wrong? Dodgy, noisy guests, and as we left the hotel, there were 4 police officers inspecting blood on the floor at reception along with paramedics. We just ran towards the taxi. Something out of a horror film.
Contact the hotel to make sure what the situation is. The .com booking sites are not up to date, the locations is right in the center which means noice an lively streets bit also lovely surroundings for food shopping and nightlife. It Will be nice ones completed but right now it is a construction site.
Worst experience in the world, dirty, hairs on the floor I even found dirty underwear of someone else in the room, smelling like a dead corpse was stored in the room. And the price is crazy for this horrific experience
The worst hotel ever. It is continusly under renovation. The drilling was starting at 7am! Dirty and neglected. Rude owner. Our stuff was moved to the the diferent room without asking or informing. Hole in the floor leading to the draining system, broken toilet seat, leaking tap and unsecured wires! I booked the hotel in rush and in the last minute and so much regret I did not check reviews. I am not fussy person and always trying to look at positive sides and not often complaining at hotels, but this one is disgarce, believe me.
We came to the hotel and the room was old and dirty!! We found sand and hairs over all the beds.. The bathroom was disgusting and had obviously not been cleaned. We told this to the manager and he showed us an other room WHICH WAS EVEN DIRTIER! We didn't even stay even if it was two o clock at night.
The "hotel", if it can even be called that, is a disgrace. The pictures do not resemble at all what it really looks like. The entrance and front desk are supposedly under construction or remodeling, but apparently this has been already going on for a while, and they look really messy and sketchy, they even made me wonder whether that was actually the hotel or not. There are no signs or indications as to where to go in, and one has to adventure into this apparently abandoned building to find out it is actually the hotel. The whole experience was very uncomfortable from the beginning, the owner is very rude and has a very bad attitude towards his costumers. He doesn´t even take credit card and makes you pay upfront in cash, which I stupidly fell for. The room was dirty (actual dust on floor and furniture, linen were doubtfully washed, bathroom was disgusting), paper wall was falling off, walls had terrible humidity problems, sockets were sticking out of the walls, most lamps had no light bulbs, and those who had didn´t even work, mattress had springs sticking out of it and was terribly uncomfortable, the door lock didn´t even lock. Amenities are out of the question, we got one towel (for two), one pillow each, and one little sad soap bar. No shampoo. I literally felt I paid to stay in prison. When I complained to the owner he had a terrible attitude, he said that we got exactly what we saw online when we reserved, which is simply not true. When I asked to get a refund because I did not want to stay there anymore he refused to give me anything back. Again, I made the stupid mistake of paying upfront in cash, not that I had many options. The price per night is definitely not worth it, you don´t pay what you get, it´s a straight out rip off. I´m not only saying that you shouldn´t stay in this hotel. Im saying you should keep away from it as far as you can, this has been by far the worst hotel stay I have had. As for trip advisor (and other pages like expedia) please please update the pictures because you are misleading your costumers. This place is not like you are showing it at all. I would even consider it taking it down from your webpages, this place should not even be an option for tourists to begin with.
Don't believe the photos the management posted. This was the worst hotel I've ever stepped foot in. While the manager says the place is under construction, this would have to be true for ten years. Exposed wiring. Mold. Cigarette burns on the sheets and furniture. Run!
dear friends, do not book and pay this s..ht. I am sorry for such words but it is exactly what can describe this so called **hotel**/ rude stuff which force to pay in the entrance, and do not show the rooms first. dirty smelly rooms, with no no service at all. they do reparation 24 hours a day, you want to sleep in your room? no way. you will hear drills and shouts of handworker all night and your complains is nothing cause they simply does not care. Stay away from this, I hope they will colaps as soon as possible. so noone has experiance like me ((
I recommend to other tourist never stay in this hotel. Stupid and rude staff, dirty hotel, not giving a proper documents (invoice, cheque) after stay. People, never and never stay in this hotel. Otherwise u will spoil you trip to this beatuful country.
I was in a bit of a rush and emergency situation needing a room for a couple of nights in Tel Aviv. I wish I had had the time to read the reviews. I would have avoided it. The only good things about this hotel are the location (quite central and convenient) and the photographer who took the pictures for the website: they deserve an Oscar. The place is terrible, in shambles: dirty, old, overpriced. A shame for the lovely city of Tel Aviv. Service is appalling, almost scary and certainly rude. I notice from the previous review that the excuse "the credit card stopped working" is just another scam to force you to pay cash. I should have run away when I arrived and there was a lady crying in distress in the "lobby" which is actually just a dirty hole. I was forced to stay because of circumstances and I had to adapt even to the stained bed sheets. Stay away until they receive an inspection, I am sure they would be closed for hygiene reasons.
- Walking distance to Dizengoff Centre and Habima Theatre
- Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
- 24-hour front desk
Located in Tel Aviv City Center, Ophir is adjacent to Dizengoff Centre and within a 10-minute walk of other popular attractions like Habima Theatre. This 28-room, 3.5-star hotel has in-room conveniences like refrigerators, coffee makers, and LCD TVs. It's in central Tel Aviv and also a short walk from Carmel Market and Frishman Beach.
Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room.
All 28 individually decorated rooms provide refrigerators, coffee makers, and ironing boards. Guests can expect free WiFi and 32-inch LCD TVs. Climb into the Tempur-Pedic bed for a pleasant night's sleep.
A local mainstay since 1929, Ophir offers free WiFi in public areas, a computer station, and express check-in. Onsite parking is offered for a fee. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with tours or tickets, and answer any questions about the accommodations. Additional amenities include express check-out and a terrace.
Reviews from Trip Advisor
20.0% of guests recommend this hotelTotal of 204 reviews